The 2017 Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers was held from October 20 to October 21 at the University of Tulsa in Oklahoma. The conference featured workshops in poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction, as well as readings, master classes, panel discussions, and individual manuscript consultations with faculty. Participants included poet Jericho Brown; fiction writers Deborah Crombie, Keija Parssinen, and Laura van den Berg; creative nonfiction writer Sasha Martin; agent Mark Gottlieb (Trident Media Group); and recent winners of the Nimrod Literary Awards. The cost of the conference was $60, which included lunch. Scholarships were available. The deadline to register for a one-on-one manuscript consultation with an editor was October 13; general registration was first come, first served. Lodging was available at the nearby Hyatt Regency hotel for a discounted rate of $89 per night. Visit the website for more information.
Nimrod Conference for Readers and Writers, Nimrod International Journal of Prose and Poetry, 800 South Tucker Drive, Tulsa, OK 74104. (918) 631-3080. Eilis O’Neal, Editor in Chief.